Statement on the proposed Deep Geological Repository in Treaty #3 Territory

Over the past several weeks there has been media speculation as to the proceedings of the Nuclear Waste Management Organization’s Adaptive Phased Management project and the development of a Deep Geological Repository in the Treaty #3 Territory. In relation to any project in the jurisdiction of the Anishinaabe Nation in Treaty #3, Manito Aki Inakonigaawin […]

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Treaty #3 Launches Cancer Survivorship Campaign

(Kenora, Ontario – August 25, 2022) With much anticipation, on August 24, Grand Council Treaty #3 celebrated the launch of their Cancer Survivorship Campaign. “The Cancer Survivorship Campaign was created to bring awareness to key types of cancer that currently impact Treaty #3 communities,” explains Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh “More importantly, this campaign shares the message […]

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Surface Water Quality Testing available for Treaty #3 Communities and Members

Our Territorial Planning Unit is pleased to offer surface water quality testing for mercury, heavy metals (lead, arsenic, etc.), nutrients (phosphorous, nitrogen, etc.), E.Coli/total coliforms, and presence of Zebra Mussels. Water samples will be taken from participant identified locations on Lakes, Rivers, and Streams across the Territory and used to keep track of water health. […]

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Grand Council Treaty #3 presents 1st Annual Strides for Strength 5K Run/Walk

Grand Council Treaty #3 with support of the Women’s Council Gaagiidoo-ikwewag and Youth Executive Council Oshkiniigiig is introducing the 1st Annual Strides for Strength 5K Run/Walk in Fort Frances on July 23, 2022, hosted by Couchiching First Nation. The Strides for Strength run/walk aims to eliminate the stigma and social barriers that prevent Indigenous people […]

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Post Secondary Education Focus Group/ Survey Draw Winners Announced

Miigwech from the Grand Council Treaty #3 Education Unit to everyone that participated in our Post Secondary Education research that was held spring 2022.  Research was conducted through virtual focus groups, interviews and online surveys.  Posters below indicate draw winners of those participating in draws.  All the names for each group were put into a […]

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Manito Aki Inakonigaawin Documentary in the works for Treaty #3

In partnership with Niiwin Wendaanimok, Grand Council Treaty #3 has begun working towards the creation of a Manito Aki Inakonigaawin documentary. On June 26th, 2021 at Couchiching First Nation, a ceremony was held to begin the documentary. The project involves recording interviews with Elders and knowledge keepers about Manito Aki Inakonigaawin. The documentary will discuss […]

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Gamikaan Bimaadiziwin Healing Camp new highway sign

Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh would like to acknowledge the hard work by the inmates at the Kenora District Jail whom painted and designed the Gamikaan Bimaadiziwin healing camp highway sign. The healing camp at Bug Lake realizes the vision of elders and knowledge keepers and will provide a land based traditional healing camp for those who […]

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